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APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

We are now taking applications to join our committee in 2023/24 academic year!

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 14 July 2023

Do not worry if you missed our AGM on the 2nd of June. We have all the information you need to apply to join our committee next academic year below. No experience is necessary - we're more interested in enthusiastic individuals who are just as passionate about neuro as we are!

You may apply for 2 positions you are most interested in, and are also permitted to state if there are any other positions you would be interested in considering if your first two choices are unsuccessful.

Email your application as a two-page document (word or PDF):

  1. One page with max 300 word statement on why you wish to be a member and what you can contribute to the improvement of the society. Atop this page include the following headings: name, course and year of study (just completed), email, two preferred positions, and any additional positions you would consider.

  2. One page CV e.g. prior committee positions, evidence of dedication to the clinical neurosciences, organisational abilities.

AGM Slides

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AGM Recording

  • What positions are up for grabs?
    We are lucky to have a big committee and thus we have lots of positions available for you to apply for. For Glasgow Neuro there are: Four executive committee positions President (served at least 1 year in the committee prior) Vice President Secretary Treasurer Eight general committee positions Neurosurgical Conference Convener Neurology Conference Convener Clinical Skills Officer Education Officer Marketing Officer (x2) Senior representative Junior representative (available for applications after September) For National Undergraduate Neuroanatomy Competition (NUNC) there are: NUNC Primary Chair NUNC Secondary Chair NUNC Marketing Officer NUNC Logistics Coordinator
  • There are so many positions. Which is the best one for me?
    We recommend looking at our AGM slides and/or recording above to see what each of the position entails and decide which are the best picks for you. In your application please include up to 2 preferred roles. Additional roles that you are interested in applying for if unsuccessful in your preferred roles can be listed at the end of the application. For more details on the application process can be found in the 'What should I include in my written application?' question below
  • How do I apply?
    Submit a written application to president@glasgowneuro.co.uk by 5pm on the 14th of July 2023
  • What should I include in my written application?
    Submit maximum 300 word statement on why you wish to be a member and what you can contribute to the improvement of the society Include a relevant 1 page CV e.g. prior committee positions, evidence of dedication to the clinical neurosciences, organisational abilities Include up to 2 preferred roles. Additional roles of interest can be listed at the end of the application. Format applications as name, student number, course, current year group, preferred roles, personal statement, additional roles, CV.
  • When is the deadline for applying?
    Sunday 2nd July 2023 at 5pm
  • Who will review my application?
    Each application will be anonymised before being reviewed by our honorary presidents Mr Likith Alakandy (Consultant Neurosurgeon) and Dr Amy Davidson (Consultant Neurologist). Each application will be graded and positions will be filled by the most suitable application.
  • I do not study medicine. Can I still apply?
    Of course!! Our applications are open for all students at University of Glasgow no matter what you are studying here.
  • When should I hear back?
    As our review panel are working doctors it is unclear when they will complete the review process and thus we are unable to give an exact date for when you will hear back about your application. However, this will definitely be prior to the start of the academic year All successful applications will be informed via email Regrettably we are unable to get back to unsuccessful applications
  • I was unsuccessful in my application. What should I do now?
    We are sorry you have not be successful. Please do not feel disheartened as our application process is very competitive. Our junior representative position will be open in September for applications for those in the junior years (those that are in their first or second year of their course). Furthermore, taking an active role as a member of Glasgow Neuro and get involved in our events throughout the academic year would put your application in good stead in future applications.
  • My question isn't on here - what do I do now?
    Email us at secretariat@glasgowneuro.co.uk for any other questions!
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